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USPS-T-3204, USPS-T-3204, "Test Procedures for Automatable Polywrap," describes exact test procedures and acceptable values for the new polywrap film characteristics for polywrap to be used on mailings of automation-rate flat-size mailpieces as of March 4, 2007. It also provides a list of testing laboratories that have experience in conducting these tests.

Polywrap Manufacturers with Polywrap Approved under New Specifications

The "Polywrap Manufacturers" link is a downloadable document which lists polywrap manufacturers and distributors of polywrap approved for use on automation rate flat-size mailpieces in compliance with DMM standards effective February 1, 2007. Mailers may use polywrap in this list immediately, but are required to use approved polywrap from this list as of March 4, 2007 when using polywrap on automation rate flat-size First-Class Mail, Periodicals, and Standard Mail, and on barcoded Bound Printed Matter mailpieces.

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Important Updates

The "Heartbleed" bug hasn't affected Postal Service websites that require customers to provide usernames and passwords, according to USPS IT and the Corporate Information Security Office (CISO). To learn more information, click here.

Standard Mail DSCF Load Leveling Final Rule Published in the Federal Register

The Postal Service has released its Federal Register final rule revising the service standards for Standard Mail that is eligible for Destination Sectional Center Facility (DSCF) rates. These changes will allow a more balanced distribution of DSCF Standard Mail across delivery days. With its new rules, USPS is extending delivery expectation to four days for mail entered on Friday and Saturday. National Implementation began April 10, 2014.

January 2014 Price Change Fact Sheets

Getting Started with Full-Service Intelligent Mail

PostalOne! Contingency Plan

For mailers unable to submit electronic information, click here for the PostalOne! Contingency Plan.


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